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Re: which kernel am i running ?

On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 09:00:14PM -0400, Jean-Michel Deleu wrote:
> most certainly a silly question but /etc/debian_version says : 2.2 and 
> /var/log/gdm/:0.log and /var/log/xdm.log say : Operating System: Linux 
> 2.4.0-test13-pre2 ppc [ELF].

debian version is not the same as kernel version. You are running debian
potato, which is version 2.2. the kernel you are running is given by

uname -a

> which one is it ? do i care ? (i'm considering moving from potato to 
> woody and wondering which kernel to install, 2.2 or 2.4,i have an 
> old-world [Mac 7300/180] but apparently the new-powermac kernel could 
> also work)

Yes, it does seem to but it hasn't been tested as much. The biggest 
difference I noticed on oldWorlds using the 2.4 kernel, was that the 
video=ofonly boot argument might need to be changed (removed).  
Since you're apparently already running 2.4, might as well leave it
and just dist-upgrade using apt-get rather than doing a new install.

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